April 2, 6-9 p.m.
ARTS Space Obispo: 570 Higuera #165 (SLO Creamery) 544-9251. Clay Dreams: Salmon Slippers and Stargazy Pie. Chloe White exhibits sculpture and drawings.
Frame Works: 339 Marsh 542-9000. 20 Year celebration: retrospective showcasing artists that have shown with us over the past 20 years. SLOART.com
GALA Center: 1060 Palm 541-4252. Fred Gowland’s work will be on display from April 1-June 7. Influenced by the French Impressionists, his paintings reflect the color and mood of Matisse and Lautrec.
The Gallery at the Network: 778 Higuera, in the Network 788-0886. “All Things Poppy,” art in multiple mediums featuring California’s favorite flower. galleryatthenetwork.com
Humankind Fair Trade: 982 Monterey 594-1220. Lifewater Photographs. A colorful celebration of the simple things: water, sanitation, and hygiene in communities throughout the world.
Josephine Crawford Studio: 873 Church (Railroad district) 543-2237. 5-6 p.m. Pre-Party Salon – April Theme: “Art, The City, Vodka.” Maps and previews of “Art After Dark.” Let’s talk!
The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo: 547 Marsh 544-9096. Jessie Skidmore’s exhibition “Art + Architecture; Portraits of Buildings” original works of oil on canvas with 25% of proceeds benefiting local lands.
Linnaea’s Café: 1110 Garden 541-5888. New Times presents: “The Death of Winter: A collaboration of many artists inspired by one muse.” Reception during Art After Dark.
The Photo Shop: 1027 B Marsh 543-4025. Photos by Josh Patching. Artist will be in attendance. 6 to 8 p.m. 1027 B Marsh Street 543-4025 photoshop.com
Salon 544: 1544 Higuera 544-1717. Featuring fused glass art by Richard Mortensen.
SLO Art Center: 1010 Broad, in Mission Plaza 543-8562. Exhibits “Legends, Juried Exhibition of California Printmaking,” “Stories,” 26 woodcuts by Fresno printmaker Nick Spohrer, and “Enthusiastic Encaustic.”
SLO Co. Historical Society: 696 Monterey 543-0638. Weird and wondrous wedding traditions. Wreaths made of actual human hair. Wedding cake from 1912. SLOCHS.org
Steynberg Gallery: 1531 Monterey 547-0278. New large-scale oil paintings by Henry Rasmussen titled “Visual Voices.”